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  • West Bengal Elections 2021 Highlights: 43 constituencies in Bengal to go for polls in sixth phase tomorrow Apr 21, 2021 07:22 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 Highlights: 43 constituencies in Bengal to go for polls in sixth phase tomorrow

    West Bengal Elections 2021 Highlights: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen tomorrow. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • Centre's responsibility to put money into bank accounts of migrant workers: Rahul Gandhi Apr 20, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    Centre's responsibility to put money into bank accounts of migrant workers: Rahul Gandhi

    As Delhi went into a six-day lockdown from Monday night amid the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, hundreds of migrant workers thronged the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal to board the buses for their native places.

  • COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal Apr 19, 2021 03:37 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Political parties show mixed response on call to curb election rallies in West Bengal

    West Bengal has been reporting a constant surge in COVID-19 infections. As per the last update issued on April 18, a total of 8,419 new cases were reported - highest since the onset of pandemic.

  • Congress top brass meets virtually to discuss COVID-19 situation in country Apr 17, 2021 01:08 PM IST

    Congress top brass meets virtually to discuss COVID-19 situation in country

    Congress has been critical of the Modi government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 Phase 5: 25% candidates have criminal records, 20% crorepati Apr 16, 2021 02:16 PM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 Phase 5: 25% candidates have criminal records, 20% crorepati

    There are 64 candidates contesting the fourth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, who have declared serious criminal cases against themselves

  • Congress leader Digvijaya Singh tests COVID-19 positive Apr 16, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    Congress leader Digvijaya Singh tests COVID-19 positive

    The former Madhya Pradesh chief minister had given his sample for COVID-19 test to the staff of Delhi-based Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital on Thursday after developing symptoms.

  • Congress to launch digital media platform 'INC TV' today Apr 14, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    Congress to launch digital media platform 'INC TV' today

    Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge, Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, Mahila Congress chief Sushmita Dev and Youth Congress president Srinivas B V will be present at the launch press conference.

  • Covid-19 Pandemic | Sonia Gandhi asks for immediate emergency use authorization of vaccines Apr 12, 2021 08:07 PM IST

    Covid-19 Pandemic | Sonia Gandhi asks for immediate emergency use authorization of vaccines

    In the letter, Gandhi said she held a detailed meeting with Chief Ministers from the Congress party and ministers from states where the Congress party is in alliance with the government.

  • Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14 Apr 12, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Too little, too late? Rahul Gandhi's first rally in West Bengal is on April 14

    His tour starts after four out of the eight phases of polling are over. Rahul has, so far, stayed away from the state, given the paradoxical situation in which his party is fighting the Left in Kerala and aligning with them in Bengal.

  • West Bengal Elections 2021 Highlights: EC bans CM Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in West Bengal polls for 24 hours Apr 12, 2021 07:25 AM IST

    West Bengal Elections 2021 Highlights: EC bans CM Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in West Bengal polls for 24 hours

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 17. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • India needs jobs and jabs, BJP govt gives 'jumlas, jibes': Rahul Gandhi Apr 10, 2021 08:18 PM IST

    India needs jobs and jabs, BJP govt gives 'jumlas, jibes': Rahul Gandhi

    During a review meeting with Congress-ruled states, Gandhi on Saturday suggested that money should be given to the poor and the underprivileged as they were the most hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Sonia Gandhi reviews efforts to tackle COVID-19 in Congress-ruled states Apr 10, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    Sonia Gandhi reviews efforts to tackle COVID-19 in Congress-ruled states

    Addressing a virtual meeting with the chief ministers of the Congress-ruled states and ministers of the party in states where it is in power in alliance with others, Sonia Gandhi said the priority should be to test, track and vaccinate

  • Former Madhya Pradesh minister and Congress leader Mahesh Joshi dies Apr 10, 2021 01:36 PM IST

    Former Madhya Pradesh minister and Congress leader Mahesh Joshi dies

    Mahesh Joshi died at a private hospital here after a prolonged illness late night on Friday. He was 82.

  • West Bengal Election 2021 Highlights: EC bans politicians entry in violence-hit Cooch Behar for next 72 hour; extends silence period for fifth phase Apr 10, 2021 07:04 AM IST

    West Bengal Election 2021 Highlights: EC bans politicians entry in violence-hit Cooch Behar for next 72 hour; extends silence period for fifth phase

    West Bengal Assembly Election 2021 Highlights: Phase 4 of voting in 44 constituencies concluded today. Catch the latest updates here

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights : SC dismisses plea for probe into alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram Apr 09, 2021 07:21 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights : SC dismisses plea for probe into alleged attack on Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights : Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 10. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | EC issues notice to Suvendu Adhikari for alleged communal speech, asks to respond in 24 hours Apr 08, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights | EC issues notice to Suvendu Adhikari for alleged communal speech, asks to respond in 24 hours

    Assembly Elections 2021 News Highlights: Voting took place in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 10. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • Every Indian deserves chance to safe life: Rahul Gandhi on COVID-19 vaccine access Apr 07, 2021 12:26 PM IST

    Every Indian deserves chance to safe life: Rahul Gandhi on COVID-19 vaccine access

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi batted for a COVID-19 vaccine for all and said every Indian deserves a chance to a safe.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: EC issues notice to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over ‘Muslim vote split’ comment Apr 07, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: EC issues notice to West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee over ‘Muslim vote split’ comment

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Polling happened in a single phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on April 6, while voters in Assam cast their votes in three phases. The next phase of voting in West Bengal will happen on April 10. Catch the latest updates of the poll campaign here

  • Assembly Elections 2021: Voting begins across 475 seats in four states, one UT Apr 06, 2021 07:39 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021: Voting begins across 475 seats in four states, one UT

    Assembly Elections 2021 - Phase 3: Voting, which began at 7 am, is being held in a single-phase in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. While Assam is voting in its final round, West Bengal is polling in its third phase.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 highlights | Polling for 3rd phase concludes in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, West Bengal and Assam Apr 06, 2021 07:15 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 highlights | Polling for 3rd phase concludes in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, West Bengal and Assam

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Voting is underway in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry, and in parts of Assam and West Bengal. Catch the latest updates here

  • Congress raises Rafale deal again after French media claims of 1.1-million 'commission' Apr 05, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    Congress raises Rafale deal again after French media claims of 1.1-million 'commission'

    Chief Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told a press conference here that the French news portal's report has proved that Rahul Gandhi's oft-repeated allegations of corruption in the deal were correct.

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | EC imposes section 144 in all 31 Bengal constituencies going to polls in 3rd phase Apr 05, 2021 07:14 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | EC imposes section 144 in all 31 Bengal constituencies going to polls in 3rd phase

    Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: The next phase of voting will happen tomorrow. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry here

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Congress seeks suspension of poll in Assam’s Tamulpur after ally's candidate joins BJP Apr 04, 2021 07:06 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: Congress seeks suspension of poll in Assam’s Tamulpur after ally's candidate joins BJP

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: The next phase of voting will happen on April 6. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry here

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | Nandigram has shown glimpse of what will happen on May 2: PM Modi Apr 03, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | Nandigram has shown glimpse of what will happen on May 2: PM Modi

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: The third phase of voting will happen on April 6. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry here

  • Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | 80.83%, 86.11% voter turnout in 2nd phase of polls in Assam, West Bengal, respectively: EC Apr 02, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights | 80.83%, 86.11% voter turnout in 2nd phase of polls in Assam, West Bengal, respectively: EC

    Assembly Elections 2021 Highlights: The third phase of voting will happen on April 6. Catch latest updates of the poll campaign in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry here

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